openSUSE-SU-2018:2021-1: moderate: Security update for polkit


openSUSE Security Update: Security update for polkit
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Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2018:2021-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1099031
Cross-References: CVE-2018-1116
Affected Products:
openSUSE Leap 42.3
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An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:

This update for polkit fixes the following issues:

– CVE-2018-1116: Fixed trusting the client-supplied UID which could lead
to a denial of service (too many dialogs) caused by local attackers
(boo#1099031)

Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods
like YaST online_update or “zypper patch”.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

– openSUSE Leap 42.3:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2018-735=1

Package List:

– openSUSE Leap 42.3 (i586 x86_64):

libpolkit0-0.113-14.3.1
libpolkit0-debuginfo-0.113-14.3.1
polkit-0.113-14.3.1
polkit-debuginfo-0.113-14.3.1
polkit-debugsource-0.113-14.3.1
polkit-devel-0.113-14.3.1
polkit-devel-debuginfo-0.113-14.3.1
typelib-1_0-Polkit-1_0-0.113-14.3.1

– openSUSE Leap 42.3 (noarch):

polkit-doc-0.113-14.3.1

– openSUSE Leap 42.3 (x86_64):

libpolkit0-32bit-0.113-14.3.1
libpolkit0-debuginfo-32bit-0.113-14.3.1

References:

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-1116.html
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1099031


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